Category Archives: Testosterone News



Your Life on Testosterone: Overly Sure, Unwilling to Listen to Anyone


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 22nd, 2020

hear nothing 1812799_640 300x300A study testing the effect of testosterone has found that it dramatically lowers cooperation between individuals, making people more egocentric. In this study, people performed their task more poorly under the influence of testosterone. It didn't affect their performance, but the lack of cooperation it caused resulted in partners making the wrong choice more frequently than they did when not under the influence of testosterone. Oh, and by the way, all the subjects were women. Video Download: Your Life On Testosterone Overly Sure Unwilling To Listen To Anyone Video Stream: Your Life On Testosterone Overly Sure Unwilling To Listen To … Read more »

Testosterone Linked to Heart Disease — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 18th, 2020

168502 heart blood vessels_436130443 300x225Scientists say they now have new evidence about why women live longer than men, from a study of historical data showing castrated Koreans far outlived their non-eunuch contemporaries. The study, published in the scientific journal Current Biology, used detailed genealogical records of the Imperial nobility during Koreas' Joseon dynasty, which spanned more than 500 years from the late 1300s to the early 1900s. Read more »

Testosterone Drives Ego, Reduces Cooperation — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 4th, 2020

groupthink testosterone 300x300Testosterone drives egocentrism at the cost of cooperating with others, consequently affecting group decisions, a study reveals. Collective problem solving can provide benefits over individual decisions as we can share our information and experiences, stated a new study from Wellcome Trust's Centre for Neuroimaging at the University College London. Video Download: Testosterone Drives Ego Reduces Cooperation Video Stream: Testosterone Drives Ego Reduces Cooperation Now researchers have shown that testosterone has the opposite effect — it makes people act less cooperative and more egocentric, the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences reported. Researcher Nick Wright and colleagues at … Read more »

Hypogonadism and Testosterone – Testosterone Replacement Therapy


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 14th, 2020

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Low-T: Men With Low Testosterone Found More Likely to Die From COVID-19 AKA Coronavirus


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 14th, 2020

coronavirus and low testosterone 300x200As if getting the Coronavirus wasn't bad enough, especially if you're in the high-risk category already (high blood pressure, heart disease, smoker, respiratory issues or over 60 years old), now a German hospital has discovered that their male patients with low testosterone are succumbing to the virus's fatal attack more than their peers with normal testosterone levels. Video Download: Men With Low Testosterone Found More Likely To Die From Covid 19 Video Stream: Men With Low Testosterone Found More Likely To Die From Covid 19 Since the beginning of the pandemic, the data collected on patients has revealed that men … Read more »

A Disturbing Trend: Testosterone Levels Falling Even Lower in Adolescent Males


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 10th, 2020

young men showing low testosterone levels 300x283Low testosterone levels seen in adolescent and young males when their levels should really be the highest in their lifetimes The update on testosterone levels of young men in the United States for 2020 is in and it is not good news. A series of scientific studies were presented on May 15th at the American Urological Association 2020 Virtual Experience press conference and they displayed some interesting, but disturbing, findings. Video Download: A Disturbing Trend Testosterone Levels Falling Even Lower In Adolescent Males Video Stream: A Disturbing Trend Testosterone Levels Falling Even Lower In Adolescent Males One of these studies … Read more »

Testosterone, Viagra not a winning combination for erectile dysfunction – Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 30th, 2020

viagra 70398_640 300x225Using a testosterone gel in addition to Viagra doesn't make the little blue pill work any better, according to a new study. The report's lead researcher said testosterone is typically prescribed to men who have both low testosterone levels and symptoms such as little interest in sex or low bone and muscle mass. But, "there's a tremendous amount of clinical judgment" that goes into that, said Dr. Matthew Spitzer, from the Boston University School of Medicine. "People are certainly being prescribed and using these medications at increasing amounts." According to Spitzer, studies have suggested that about one-quarter to one-third of … Read more »

Testosterone Reduces Group Think, Cooperation, and Less Sheep-Like Mentality


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 26th, 2020

man strength through testosterone 300x190Testosterone makes us overvalue our own opinions at the expense of cooperation, research from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London) has found. The findings may have implications for how group decisions are affected by dominant individuals. Video Download: Testosterone Reduces Group Think Cooperation And Less Sheep Like Mentality Video Stream: Testosterone Reduces Group Think Cooperation And Less Sheep Like Mentality It also suggests that testosterone might make people more determined and set in their ways when they make decisions about the future. Could it also give such determined people the image in others as pigheaded, … Read more »

Five Myths About Low Testosterone And Testosterone Therapy — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 8th, 2020

erection disfunction problems 300x211The prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) has men of all ages seeking the most effective treatment. In recent years, low testosterone is the scapegoat for a growing number of male sexuality issues, including low sex drive and impotence. Testosterone therapy may be comfortable, but top penile implant surgeon, Dr. J. Francois Eid, cautions that the fallout is an abundance of men unnecessarily "addicted" to hormone replacement therapy. Video Download: Five Myths About Low Testosterone And Testosterone Therapy Testosterone Prescription Video Stream: Five Myths About Low Testosterone And Testosterone Therapy Testosterone Prescription "Testosterone replacement therapy arrests the body's natural production of … Read more »

A Great Way to Boost Your Testosterone? Get Married!


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 2nd, 2020

wedding 322034_640 300x200Finally some positive news about marriage? According to Australian researchers at the University of Adelaide, men who are married have higher testosterone levels than men who aren't. Maybe it's time to re-think your bachelor status after all! Many people think that testosterone levels in men drop due to age alone – that it's inevitable. But a lot of it has to do with a man's lifestyle and behavior. Evidence of this was presented at the ENDO 2012: The Endocrine Society 94th Annual Meeting by Dr. Andre Araujo. According to the findings, evaluating a total of 891 men, those who underwent … Read more »